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Military Action Restricts Air Transport Over Gulf Region

US airlines, including freighter operators, have been banned from flying over certain areas of the Middle East in light of the recent military action in the region and heightened political tension.

The US Federal Aviation Administration last week issued a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) prohibiting US aircraft and pilots from flying in airspace in Iran, Iraq (Baghdad airspace region), the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

In response, US cargo carriers have been filing requests for exemptions to the notice, outlining the steps they have taken to mitigate risks and stating that they believe they can operate safely in the region.

Read more at Air Cargo News

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